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Daemen College

Department of Nursing

Amherst, NY


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Daemen College / Department of Nursing is located in Amherst, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Nursing education
(Post Master's Certificate) Nurse executive leadership
(Post Master's Certificate) Nursing education
(Post Master's Certificate) Palliative care nursing
Master of Science (MS) Nursing executive leadership
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing practice
Master of Science (MS) Adult nurse practitioner
(Post Master's Certificate) Adult nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted
Degree completed in 4 years; minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degrees Degree completed in 5 years; 500 post-master's clinical hours



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements BN, 1 year medical/surgical experience, RN license and state registration, statistics course with minimum C grade, 3 letters of recommendation, minimum GPA of 3.25, interview
Doctoral Degree Requirements MS in advance nursing practice; New York state RN license; goal statement; resume; interview; statistics course with minimum grade of 'C'
Additional Entrance Requirements Master's degree in clinical area; RN license and current registration; one year of clinical experience; statistics course with minimum grade of 'C'; 3 letters of recommendation; interview; letter of intent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 63
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 2.44%
Black or African American 11.38%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 1.63%


Male (4%)
Female (95%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 6


Focus of faculty research: Professional stress, client behavior, drug therapy, treatment modalities and pulmonary cancers, chemical dependency
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4380 Main Street
Amherst, NY  14226-3592
United States
Contact Dr. Mary Lou Rusin
Phone: 716-839-8387
Fax: 716-839-8403